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The art of croquet

H. F. Crowther Smith

The art of croquet

a practical handbook on all phases of the game and its rules

by H. F. Crowther Smith

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Published by H.F. & G. Witherby in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Croquet.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H. F. Crowther-Smith, with sketches and diagrams.
    SeriesThe sports and pastimes library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV931 .C83
    The Physical Object
    Pagination217 p.
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6288933M
    LC Control Number33011457
    OCLC/WorldCa4772856

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